Games Design


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Brunel University, London offers a pioneering suite of Games Design programmes devoted to the analysis and design of computer games.  

Endorsed by these Industry Affiliates and more, we have an excellent employment rate, with many graduates getting jobs within the games design industry.

You can study for a BA Games Design or a joint degree in complementary combination with another subject from within the School of Arts. Masters level study is available on our successful MA Digital Games: Theory and Design, from which many graduates have gone on to work in a range of roles within the video game industry.

We also have a thriving post-graduate Digital Games research community focused on video games from a range of disciplinary perspectives. We have a dedicated Games Lab which provides a great place to play games of all formats old and new, and mix with staff and students investigating this exciting new academic topic.

We do not teach programming or 3D design, and you do not need to come from a computing or art background to study Games Design at Brunel University, London. Our staff all have experience at many different levels in the games industry or are pioneers of games design studies as an academic discipline.

If it's games you are passionate about then our BA Games Design and MA Digital Games will help you to grow and refine your understanding as well as prepare you for a role in the games industry.

If you've any questions or queries relating to studying games with us, please email 


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Page last updated: Wednesday 23 April 2014